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    Current Planets
    20-Dec-2014, 19:04 UT/GMT
    Sun28Sagittarius48'44"23s26
    Moon12Sagittarius6'33"18s07
    Mercury5Capricorn45'48"25s17
    Venus12Capricorn40'16"23s53
    Mars12Aquarius17'11"18s18
    Jupiter22Leo23'36"r14n49
    Saturn29Scorpio41'11"18s12
    Uranus12Aries34'13"r4n21
    Neptune5Pisces8'16"10s19
    Pluto12Capricorn46'39"20s39
    TrueNode16Libra30'46"r6s29
    Chiron13Pisces26'17"2s11
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Frequently asked questions

Understanding Astrology > Houses

  1. Which house system is the best to use?

    House systems are a matter of the personal taste of the Astrologer. We cannot give advice on this choice. There is no right or wrong. It's more a matter of experience with different systems.

  2. What is the meaning of empty houses?

    The fact that there are no planets in a house just means that the area of life this house stands for is not as eminently important in your life as the ones which have planets in. This doesn't mean that they are non-existent, but they don't play such an important role. You may find out more about your approach to these areas by interpreting the sign at the cusp of these empty houses.
    For more information, please read our short introduction to astrological house systems and houses.

  3. Which charts have intercepted signs?

    Whether or not there are intercepted signs in a chart depends on various factors:
    a) the latitude of the birth place: the closer to the poles, the more likely it becomes that there are extremely large houses with intercepted signs.
    b) choice of the house system: almost all house systems calculate houses in relation to the latitude, and have therefore different house sizes, except the equal house system which makes all houses 30 degrees. This makes intercepted signs impossible.
    Whether or not, or how one interprets intercepted signs is a matter of taste and of the choice of the individual astrologer.


 

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